Tuncay Özilhan was born in Kayseri. He studied in Saint-Joseph High School, then graduated from the Faculty of Economics of İstanbul University. He received his MBA degree from Long Island University in the United States. He started his career in 1977 as General Director of Erciyas Brewery and has undertaken responsibilities such as Coordinator of the Beer Group and General Coordinator of Anadolu Group. Mr. Özilhan acted as the CEO of Anadolu Group from 1984 to February 2017. He is the Chairman of Anadolu Group since May 2007. He has also been serving as Chairman of Anadolu Foundation as well as various Group companies. Mr. Özilhan served as the Chairman of TÜSİAD (Turkish Industrialist’s and Businessmen’s Association) from 2001 to 2003 and he is currently Chairman of its High Advisory Council. His other responsibilities include; Member of The Board at the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK), Honorary Consul for the Republic of Estonia and President of Anadolu Efes Sports Club. He also served as Chairman of the Turkish – Russian Business Council at DEİK. Mr. Özilhan holds Ministerial Medal by the Ministry Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia and “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star”, constituting one of the most important orders awarded by Japanese government.

Kamil Yazıcı graduated from New York Military Academy as lieutenant captain (96’), holds a BA degree from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School (00’), an MBA degree from American Institute of Business and Economics (05’) and has completed the GMP program at the Harvard Business School (17’). Starting his career in Anadolu Group in year 2000, Mr. Yazıcı completed the orientation program at the holding later continuing his career in Anadolu Efes‘ Russian beer operations where he assumed the roles of Supply Chain Director and Business Development Director during 2008-2011. In 2011 Mr. Yazıcı was appointed as General Manager of Efes Vitanta in Moldova and resumed this role until 2014. In 2014 he was appointed as Market Development Director, a position held until 2017. Since 2017 Mr. Yazıcı has been serving as Board Member and Vice-Chairman on Anadolu Group Holding and subsidiary boards. In addition, Mr. Yazıcı serves as Board Member for TAİK (Türkiye-U.S. Business Council), TOGG (Turkish National Auto Initiative), HBS Alumnus (Harvard Business School’s Alumni Board) and KYYDAS (the Kamil Yazici Family Trust).

Jason Warner is AB InBev’s Zone President Europe since 1 January 2019. Born in 1973, he is a dual British and U.S. citizen and received a BSc Eng Hons Industrial Business Studies degree from DeMontfort University in the United Kingdom. Prior to his current role, he was Business Unit President for North Europe between 2015 and 2018. He joined AB InBev in July 2009 as Global VP Budweiser, based in New York, before moving into a dual role of Global VP Budweiser and Marketing VP. He has also held Global VP roles for Corona as well as Innovation and Renovation. Prior to joining AB InBev, he held various positions at The Coca-Cola Company and Nestlé.

Tuğban İzzet Aksoy graduated from the Management and International Finance Department of the University of Oglethorpe in the USA, following his education at the Austrian High School. He began his professional career as an Assistant Expert in the Financial Affairs Directorate at Anadolu Endüstri Holding, in 1996. In December 1998 he was appointed as a Senior Broker at the Alternatifbank Treasury Department. Following five years in this role, Aksoy took on the role of Corporate Finance and Risk Manager at the Treasury and Risk Management Department of Anadolu Endüstri Holding A.Ş. in June 2003. In April 2008, he became Assistant Coordinator at Business Development Directorate, and between 2009-April 2019, he worked as Anadolu Group Energy Sector Coordinator. He continues to serve as Board Member in various Anadolu Group companies. Aksoy, who has participated in professional training and seminars in his field, is member of energy groups of TÜSİAD and TOBB. He is also the executive board member of the Turkish Jockey Club. Aksoy has been serving as an honorary consul of Georgia since 2016 and also holds Georgian Government Medal of Honor.

R. Engin Akçakoca received his undergraduate degree from Middle East Technical University in Management and started his career in banking in 1974. He assumed Deputy General Manager position in Koç-Amerikan Bank during 1986 and 1991 and General Manager position in Koçbank A.Ş. during 1991 and 2000. He was appointed as the Chairman of the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency and the Savings Deposit Insurance Fund in 2001 responsible for a large-scale banking sector restructuring program held in Türkiye. Mr. Akçakoca has been working as a consultant since 2004; he holds board member positions in various Anadolu Group companies.

Ahmet Boyacıoğlu graduated from Middle East Technical University in Business Administration. Mr. Boyacıoğlu began his professional career with the Efes Beverage Group (Anadolu Efes) in 1973. He served in various positions between 1973 and 2005 including Bursa Region Sales Manager, Ege Biracılık ve Malt San. A.Ş. Sales Manager, Güney Biracılık ve Malt San. A.Ş. General Manager, Ege Biracılık ve Malt San. A.Ş. General Manager, Eastern Europe President, International Beer Operations Group President, and also Strategy and Business Development President. Mr. Boyacıoğlu was appointed as the President of the Efes Beer Group in May 2005 and retired in February 2007. Currently, he sits on the Boards of Directors of some Anadolu Group companies.

Born in 1957 in İstanbul, Agah Uğur studied Industrial Engineering at the University of Birmingham, UK then qualified as a chartered accountant in England in 1985. He worked in Birmingham, London and Jersey offices of Touche Ross & Co (currently Deloitte), Istanbul office of Arthur Andersen and Türkiye Emlak Bankası before joining Borusan Group in 1989 as CFO. He served as Group CEO between 2001 and 2018 until he retired. He is currently vice chairman in Dogan Holding and a board member in Pegasus Havayolları, Anadolu Efes, Coca-Cola İçecek, Alcatel Lucent Teletaş Telekomünikasyon, Gözde Girişim as well as an advisory board member in some reputable Turkish corporations. Agah Ugur is a partner and chairman in venture capital firm, Boğaziçi Ventures and he also manages his own portfolio of technology startups. Mr. Uğur held more than 15 board and advisory board positions in various NGOs during his professional career. Currently he is a member of the High Advisory Council of TÜSİAD, a member of the Board of Trustees of Sabancı University, member of the Advisory Board of Columbia University Istanbul Global Center. He is also a founding member and vice chairman of the Saha Foundation, supporting Turkish contemporary art. He is an art collector with a special focus on new media and video art.

Prof. Barış Tan is a Professor of Operations Management and Industrial Engineering at Koç University, Istanbul, Türkiye. He is the author of many publications in the areas of design and control of production systems, supply chain management, analytical modelling, and business model innovation, and the recipient of Turkish Academy of Sciences Distinguished Young Scholar Award, TUBITAK fellowship, NATO Science Fellowship, the Rockefeller Foundation Residency Award at Bellagio Center, and best paper awards for his publications. Prof. Tan received a BS degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Boğaziçi University, and ME in Industrial and Systems Engineering, MSE in Manufacturing Systems, and PhD in Operations Research from the University of Florida. He has been working at Koç University since 1994 and previously served as the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of College of Administrative Sciences and Economics and the Director of the Graduate School of Business. He held visiting positions at Harvard University Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, MIT Operations Research Center, MIT Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity, Cambridge Judge Business School, University College London School of Management and Politecnico di Milano. Prof. Tan is a member of the advisory boards of Kyoto University Graduate School of Management and Nottingham Business School. He served on the boards of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), EFMD EQUIS Awarding Body. CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education, Turkish Quality Association, and Turkish Operations Research Society. Prof. Tan fulfils all requirements of the independent member criteria specified in the CMB’s Corporate Governance Principles.

Mr. Bayar graduated from New York State University, Department of Mathematics & Statistics with a BSc. degree. Mr. Bayar started his career at Citibank Türkiye in 1987 and served in various roles in the treasury department until he started public service in 1992. Mr. Bayar served as the Vice President in Public Partnership Administration between 1992-1997 and President at Prime Ministry Privatization Administration of Türkiye between 1997-2002. During this time, he also assumed the Chairmanships of the Board at Erdemir and Petrol Ofisi, and the Board Memberships at Turkish Airlines and Turk Telekom. Mr. Bayar joined Credit Suisse Türkiye in 2004 and served as the country CEO and Head of Investment Banking until 2017. Mr. Bayar is currently serving as Türkiyea Board Member at AG Anadolu Grubu Holding, Coca-Cola İçecek and Tekfen Teknoloji Yatırım. Bayar has also served as the Chairman of the Board of WWF Türkiye (World Wildlife Foundation) between 2010-2022. Mr. Bayar fulfils all requirements of the independent member criteria specified in the CMB’s Corporate Governance Principles.

Born in İstanbul in 1968, Lale Develioğlu graduated from the Industrial Engineering Department at Boğaziçi University and pursued her postgraduate studies at Rensselear Polytechnic University. She started her Professional career in 1992 at Unilever and acted as Marketing Director between 1998-2003. In the end of 2003, Mrs. Develioğlu started working in Turkcell and acted as Marketing Vice President in 2006-2011 and International Division Vice President in 2011–2014 at the same institution. Mrs. Develioğlu has started working in Yıldız Holding as Türkiye Marketing President and Godiva Middle East and Türkiye CEO in 2015. Then after she has acted as Global Marketing President in Pladis, Yıldız Holding’s London based global snack company until 2018. Mrs. Develioğlu acted as independent board member for several companies in telecommunication, technology, FMCG, consumer durables and retail industries across Türkiye, Middle East, CIS countries and Europe. She still serves as board member at Aksa Akrilik, Coca-Cola İçecek, Anadolu Isuzu and Nobel İlaç. She is also one of the founders and board member of Women on Board Association in Türkiye. She is currently acting as mentor at INSEAD, Women on Board Association program and Endeavor. Mrs. Develioğlu has 30 years of experience in marketing, business development and she is a strategy leader. She was selected as “Best Marketing Person” of Türkiye in 2009; won the “Women to Watch” award for Marketing in 2014 and was listed among “Top 25 CMOs” in Global Creativepool Annual in 2018. She has served as Executive Board Member of Advertisers’ Association of Türkiye (RVD) andAdvertising Self-regulatory Body in Türkiye (RÖK) for 6 years. She is the author of the business and memoir book titled ‘Karar Verdim’. Mrs. Develioğlu fulfils all requirements of the independent member criteria specified in the CMB’s Corporate Governance Principles.
Bekir Ağırdır was born in Denizli in 1956. After graduating from Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration in 1979, he worked as Sales Manager and Deputy General Manager at Bilsan Bilgisayar Malzemeleri A.Ş. between years 1980-1984, as Sales Coordinator at Meteksan Ltd. between years 1984-1986 and as General Manager at Pirintaş Computer Materials and Basım Sanayi A.Ş. between years 1986-1996. He served as Deputy General Manager at Atılım Kağıt ve Defter Sanayi AŞ between years 1996-1999 and as General Manager and Board Member at PMB Akıllı Kart ve Bilgi Teknolojileri AŞ between years 1999-2003. Between years 2003 and 2005, he worked at the History Foundation, first as the Coordinator and then as the General Manager. He has been the General Manager and Member of the Board of Directors at KONDA Araştırma ve Danışmanlık Limited Şirketi between years 2005-2022, and a member of the Board of Directors since June 2022. He is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Zorlu Enerji, and a Member of the Board of Directors at Vestel Beyaz Eşya Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. and Vestel Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. He is the Vice Chairman of the Board of the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV), the Founding Member of the Yanındayız Association, the Democratic Republic Program and the EYMIR Culture Foundation, a member of the METU Alumni Association, a writer for Oxygen Newspaper, and a commentator for the T24 Internet Newspaper.

Mr. Ağırdır, fulfils all requirements of the independent membership criteria specified in the CMB’s Corporate Governance Principles.
Dr. Argüden’s career spans the private sector, public sector, multinational institutions, NGOs, and academia. He is the Founder and Chairman of ARGE Consulting, a globally recognized Turkish management consulting firm known for value creating strategies, governance, and sustainability. ARGE Consulting has served as the B20 Knowledge Partner for Governance & Sustainability, as EFQM Certified Advisory Organization, IIRC Licensed Training Partner and has been recognized at the European Parliament as one of the best three companies “Shaping the Future” with its commitment to corporate social responsibility. He is also the Chairman of Rothschild & Co investment bank in Türkiye and has served on the boards of more than 70 corporations in 4 different countries. Dr. Argüden is a renowned governance expert and served as the Chairman of the Governance Committee of the Business at OECD; as a member of IFC’s Corporate Governance Advisory Board; and as the Chairman of Trustees of the Argüden Governance Academy. As the elected Global Chair of the National Networks, he has served on the Board of the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest sustainability platform. He is an adjunct Professor of Business Strategy, an author of numerous books, and a columnist focusing on governance, strategy, and sustainability. As a social entrepreneur he has founded and led numerous NGOs and initiated the National Quality Movement. He has also served as the Vice-Chairman of the Turkish Basketball Federation. Dr. Argüden is an Eisenhower Fellow, a recipient of numerous leadership, distinguished citizenship, and career awards, and was selected by the World Economic Forum as a “Global Leader for Tomorrow” for his commitment to improving the state of the world.
He completed his secondary education at German High School and continued his higher education in Istanbul Technical University, Mechanical Engineering, and then he earned a Master’s degree in International Business from Istanbul University, Institute of Business Administration and Economics. After starting his career in 1989 at Koç Holding as a Management Trainee in the Planning Coordination Department, he assumed the duties of Specialist, Manager and Coordinator. He continued his career as Strategic Planning President at Koç Holding between 2004-2011. During this period, he took an important role in determining the strategies of the group companies while ensuring Koç Group's main strategies and portfolio structures are built. He carried out very important M&A projects. These include the acquisitions of Tüpraş, Yapı Kredi and sales of Migros, Koç Allianz, Demir Döküm, Döktaş and İzocam. He served as the President of Tourism, Food and Retailing Group at Koç Holding from April 2011 to April 2022. In this role, he assumed the management responsibility of a total of 12 companies, including Koçtaş, Tat Gıda, Düzey Pazarlama, Divan, Setur, Setur Marinas, Koç Sistem, KoçDigital, Ram and Inventram. Tamer Haşimoğlu serves as a Board Member of some Koç Group companies. In addition to these duties, he is a Board Member of TÜSİAD and Hisar Educational Foundation (HEV). He also served as a Board Member of YASED, as a member of the Turkish Tourism Investors Association and as a Board Member of the IMEAK Chamber of Shipping.
Can Çaka received bachelor of science degree from the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department of Middle East Technical University and MBA degree from the Administrative Sciences Department of the same university. He started his career as a business analyst and systems engineer in 1994 and has worked at various companies and was involved in various projects. He joined Anadolu Efes in 1997 and worked as an Associate at International Beer Division until 2000, Finance and Administrative Affairs Manager at Efes Ukraine between 2000-2001, Efes Beer Group Strategy and Business Development Manager between 2001 and 2005, Efes Beer Group Strategy and Business Development Director between 2005 and 2008 and Chief Financial Officer of Anadolu Efes between 2008 -2012. Mr. Çaka worked as the Chief Financial Officer of Anadolu Group between 2013 and 2018. He was appointed as Beer Group President and Anadolu Efes CEO as of 1 January 2019. Mr. Çaka, a volunteer member of the UN Global Compact Türkiye and Sustainable Development Association’s Board, is working with infrangible energy to support the efforts for development that promotes economic opportunity and efforts to combat climate crisis in line with UN’s sustainable development goals.

Gökçe Yanaşmayan graduated from Dokuz Eylül University in Economics in 2000. He worked as an Auditor at Arthur Andersen between 2000 and 2002 and as Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young between 2002 – 2004. After starting his career at Anadolu Efes in 2004 as Efes Kazakhstan Reporting and Budgeting Manager, he worked as Finance and Administration Manager at Efes Breweries International between 2006 – 2010 and as Finance Director at Efes Kazakhstan between 2010 and 2012. He worked as Finance Director at Efes Ukraine between 2012 – 2014. Mr. Yanaşmayan served as Efes Moldova Managing Director between December 2014 – June 2021. Mr. Yanaşmayan has been appointed as the Anadolu Efes Group CFO effective from 1 July 2021.

Uluhan Kumru graduated from Hacettepe University in Business Administration and completed his MBA degree from Middle East Technical University. He started his professional career as Management Trainee at Ziraat Bank and served as Corporate Banking and Project Finance Specialist and, he served, respectively, as Auditor at Akbank Internal Audit Presidency, Head of Internal Control at Aklease, Senior Internal Audit Manager at Starbucks (Alshaya) Türkiye, Internal Audit Manager at Sabiha Gökçen Havalimanı Yatırım Yapım ve İşletme A.Ş. while he reported to the Audit Committee. He joined our Group as Audit Manager at Anadolu Group Audit Presidency in 2013, served as Group Internal Audit Manager at Anadolu Efes between 2015 and 2016 and as Anadolu Group Audit Manager in charge of Beverage Group Companies between 2016 and 2017. Mr. Kumru has been working as Group Internal Audit Director at Anadolu Efes since January 2018. He is Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Public Accountant in Türkiye. He has been serving as the Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Institute of Internal Auditors of Türkiye, where he has worked for different responsibilities as a member of the Board of Directors since 2014. He is also a member of the Exam Development Committee at the U.S. Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) .

Banu Artüz graduated from Istanbul University in American Culture and Literature. She started her career at Procter & Gamble in Sales department. During her 16 years of Procter & Gamble career, she spent 8 years in Sales and Marketing Department with various assignments in Modern Trade, Distributor operations and Sales Marketing. During her Sales Marketing positions, she worked in Feminine care and Oral care categories. After 8 years in Sales & Marketing positions, she decided to move to Human Resources. She built her HR career in different countries including Türkiye, Kazakhstan and Eastern Europe (Russia, Ukraine etc.) markets and had different assignments as HR Business Partner, Compensation & Benefits, Employee Relations, Sales Capability Management. She relocated to Almaty, Kazakhstan and led Talent Management for Central Asian Republics between 2007 and 2009; and she moved to Moscow, Russia as Eastern Europe Talent Manager with the responsibility of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Central Asia Republics between 2010 and 2013. Ms. Artüz; who worked as Deputy Talent Manager Coordinator at Anadolu Group Holding between 2014 and 2018; is continuing her position as Anadolu Efes Group Human Resources Director since April 2018.

Mr. Savaş Öztürk graduated from Hacettepe University Statistics in 1995. Between 1997-2005, he worked as Central Warehouse Clerk and Purchasing Clerk at Anadolu Efes Türkiye Ankara Brewery, and later as Anadolu Efes Türkiye Logistics Supervisor. He was appointed as Anadolu Efes Türkiye Logistics Services Manager in 2005. Later, he served as Anadolu Efes Türkiye Logistics Services Manager at Izmir Brewery between 2006-2012 and Anadolu Efes Türkiye Logistics Support Manager between 2012-2014. Mr. Öztürk worked as Anadolu Efes Kazakhstan Logistics Director and Anadolu Efes Kazakhstan Supply Chain Director between 2014-2019. He has been working as Anadolu Efes Türkiye Planning and Logistics Director since January 2020.

Daniel Barbulescu graduated from Babeş-Bolyai University in Food Products Economics in 2000 and earned his Master of Science degree from same university in Agri-Business. Having started his professional career in 2004 as a Brand Manager at Unilever South Central Europe (USCE), Mr. Barbulescu worked at Unilever Poland as Central Eastern Europe Brand Development Manager and as European Brand Development Manager between 2005 and 2008. Having served as Category Manager and Marketing Manager at USCE since 2007, Mr. Barbulescu joined our group as Marketing Director at Efes Moldova in May 2013. After serving as International Marketing and Sales Director at Anadolu Efes Market Development Directorate between January 2016 and April 2017. Mr. Barbulescu was appointed as Acting Market Development Director at Anadolu Efes Market Development Directorate in May 2017 and Market Development Director in October 2017.

Having graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Law, Yıldıray Efil worked as Lawyer at Türkiye İş Bankası A.Ş. Headquarters Legal Consultancy Department between 2001 and 2005. Mr. Efil completed Kadir Has University Sports Law Program in 2006 and earned his master’s degree (LL.M.) in Sports Law from the same university in 2011. Mr. Efil joined AG Anadolu Grubu Holding in 2005 as Legal Advisor-Lawyer and afterwards he served as Legal Affairs Manager and Legal Affairs Deputy Coordinator respectively. Mr. Efil has been serving as Anadolu Efes Group Legal Affairs Director since April 2013. Besides, Mr. Efil has been assigned as Anadolu Efes Group Ethics Officer as of May 2015. Mr. Efil is a Member of Istanbul Bar Association.

Having graduated from Bilkent University in 1993, Murat Ozkan started his career in Arçelik as a system analyst. After spending 3 years as an engineer, he decided to make a change and joined Philips Morris Türkiye and held various managerial roles over 17 years. During this period, he has completed several business and IT projects globally. Later, he was assigned as CIO at Ülker in 2014 and became the Vice President of Shared Business Solutions Services in Pladis and Yıldız Holding starting from 2017. As of April 2019, he was appointed as Anadolu Efes Group Information and Digital Solutions Director.

Ms. Selda Susal Saatçi received her bachelor’s degree from Istanbul University in German Language and Literature. Before joining Anadolu Efes group, she served as Communication and Public Relation Assistant Manager at Turkcell between 1995 and 1996, Corporate Communication and Public Relations Specialist and Public Relation Manager at Telsim between years 1996-2001 and Public Relation Manager, Corporate Communication Manager, Mediterranean and North Africa Area Corporate Communication Manager, Corporate Communication Director at DHL Worldwide Express, respectively between years 2001-2009. She worked as Head of Corporate Communications at Philip Morris between years 2009-2015, Advisory Board Member, Strategic Communications Consultant at askbmm Consulting and also served as Founder at LiveGlobalEatLocal/YeatUp between years 2015 and 2019. Ms. Saatçi who has been working as Corporate Communications and Affairs Director at Efes Türkiye since November 2019, has been appointed as the Group Corporate Communications and Affairs Director as of January 1, 2022. Ms. Saatçi, who serves as the President of the Beer and Malt Producers Association, is also a member of the Federation of Food and Drink Industry Associations of Türkiye (TGDF) Supervisory Board.

Ms. Serim Yıldırım was graduated from Boğaziçi University in Sociology and started her career as Product Manager at Evyap in 1996 and then joined Efes Beer Group in 1997. She served as Research Executive between years 1997-1998, Marmara Beer Brand Manager between years 1998-2001 and Efes Marketing Manager between years 2001-2006 in Türkiye. She was then appointed as Marketing Director in Anadolu Efes HQ between 2006-2008. Ms. Yıldırım joined Britsh American Tobacco Türkiye and served between 2008-2016 as Türkiye Head of Strategy, Planning & Insights, Türkiye Head of Brand Marketing Türkiye and in her last role as EEMEA Dunhill Brand Director at British American Tobacco in London HQ office. She moved on to Chief Marketing Officer at Pozitif Entertainment between years 2016 and 2017 and in 2018, Ms. Yıldırım has rejoined Anadolu Efes Türkiye as Anadolu Efes Türkiye Marketing Director. Ms. Yıldırım has been appointed as the Group Strategy, Insight and Innovation Director as of January 1, 2022.

Dmitry Shpakov graduated from National Technical University in Ukraine in 1996 after which he earned his MBA degree from INSEAD Business School in International Management. Also he graduated from InterRegional Academy of Personnel Management with a degree in Economics in 2007 and International Management Institute (Kiev, Ukraine) in 2008. Started his career at AB InBev as Sales Representative in Kiev in 1998, he was appointed as Key Account Manager in 2001 and afterwards as Distribution Manager in 2002, and became the Regional Sales Manager in 2002. In 2007, Mr. Shpakov was appointed as the National Sales Director in AB InBev Ukraine where AB InBev became #1 due to his work. After having served as the CEO of AB InBev Ukraine in 2014 and the CEO of BU East (Russia and Ukraine) in 2015, Mr. Shpakov was appointed as the CEO of AB InBev Efes in March 2018.

Mr. Onur Alturk was graduated from Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture City and Regional Planning in 1998. He started his career as Site Leasing & Procurement Specialist at Turkcell. He worked in various positions at Avea as Sales & Marketing Contracting Specialist and Event Marketing Senior Specialist between years 2002-2005. He joined Fritolay / PepsiCo in 2005 and worked as Trade Marketing Specialist, POS & Channel Development Manager, Trade Marketing & Horeca Manager, Sales Development & Merchandising Manager, Sales Planning Manager, District Sales Manager, Head of Sales Operations, Development, Capability and Head of Sales Strategy & Sales Audit between years 2005-2015. Mr. Onur Altürk worked as Traditional Trade Sales Director at PepsiCo between years 2015-2018. Mr. Onur Altürk who has been working as Sales Director of Türkiye Operations since 2018, has been appointed as Efes Türkiye Managing Director as of January 1, 2022.

Ömer Öğün graduated from Yıldız Technical University in Geophysical Engineering. Mr. Öğün started his professional career at Anadolu Group as Service Representative at Çelik Motor in 1992, where he later worked as a Sales Service Supervisor. He served as Planning and Logistics Manager at Coca-Cola Russia (Rostov) Operations from 1998 to 1999 and Operations Manager at Efes Russia Rostov Brewery from 2000 to 2006. Mr. Öğün was appointed as Operations Director of Efes Russia in 2006. In November 2007, Mr. Öğün has been appointed to the role of Task Force Director for Uzbekistan country market at Anadolu Efes Beer Group. Later he served as Efes Kazakhstan General Manager between May 2008 and March 2012, until he was appointed as Efes Ukraine Managing Director in March 2012. Mr. Öğün was appointed as Efes Kazakhstan Managing Director in June 2015, together with Efes Ukraine Managing Director role. Mr. Öğün was appointed as Central Asian Republics (CAR) Managing Director in August 2018. He served as CAR and Azerbaijan Managing Director between August 2018 and February 2023. Mr. Öğün has been appointed as General Manager responsible from Special Projects effective as of 1 February 2023.

Ertan Kurt graduated from Istanbul University in Economics in 1994 and completed his MBA courses in Istanbul University in 1997. He started his professional career in 1994 at Procter & Gamble Türkiye in Sales Department; where he served in various positions until 2000. Between 2001 and 2005; he worked at Reckitt Benckiser Türkiye as Trade Marketing Manager, Central Region Manager, Senior Trade and Shopper Marketing Manager, respectively. Between 2005 and 2009 he worked as Country Manager at Reckitt Benckiser Slovenia and then served as Global Trade and Shopper Marketing Director at Reckitt Benckiser Global HQ UK until 2012. Having worked as Sales Director in Nestlé Waters Türkiye between 2012 and 2016, he worked as International Markets Director at Brisa Bridgestone Sabancı between 2016 and 2017. He worked as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Şişecam between 2018 and 2020. Mr. Kurt served as Efes Georgia Managing Director between February 2020 and February 2023. Mr. Ertan Kurt has been appointed as Anadolu Efes Kazakhstan General Manager, effective as of 1 February 2023.

Mr. Veli Dinçel graduated from Boğaziçi University, Bachelor of Arts in History in 1996 and completed his IESE Business School Executive Program in 2019. He started his professional career as Management Trainee, and continued to serve as Field Sales Supervisor, Key Account Manager, Trade Marketing Manager and National and Merchandising Manager respectively at Gillette between 1996-2006. Later, he worked as Head of Traditional Trade, Head of National Key Accounts, Country Manager Baltics & Kaliningrad, at Reckitt Benckiser (Household and Health Care between 2006-2013. Between 2013-2023, he was the Sales Director Turkey and General Manager of Adrian Region and General Manager Poland at Henkel (Laundry & Home Care).

Alphan Akpeçe graduated from Marmara University Faculty of Communication, Public Relations and Advertising in 2003. He started his career in 2005 in Anadolu Efes Türkiye Marketing Directorate. Between 2005 – 2014, after serving as Marketing Representative, Product Supervisor (Efes Dark & Efes Xtra), Product Supervisor (Efes Pilsen), Communications Supervisor, he was appointed as Efes Pilsen Marketing Manager. After working as Channel Development Manager in Anadolu Efes Türkiye Marketing Directorate between 2014 – 2015, he moved to Anadolu Efes Türkiye Sales Directorate. Between 2015-2018 he served as In-store Marketing and Key Customer Development Manager and Trade Marketing Manager, then he served as Efes Georgia Commercial Director between May 2018 – June 2021. Mr. Akpeçe has been appointed as Efes Moldova Managing Director effective from 1 July 2021.

Mr. Karim Yahi has almost 18 years of experience across diverse roles at The Coca-Cola Company in multiple geographies. He held roles of increasing responsibility in strategy, growth, finance and mergers & acquisitions, in multiple locations including France, Türkiye, Germany, Latin-America and the United States, and he served as the Chief Operating Officer of Fairlife LLC, a wholly owned dairy company of The Coca-Cola Company. Mr. Yahi, who was appointed as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer to CCI on March 1, 2023, has taken over the CEO role as of September 1, 2023.

Kerem Kerimoglu, a graduate of Middle East Technical University with a major in Mechanical Engineering, worked for Denizli Cam as R&D engineer before joining CCI. Since joining CCI in 1993, Mr. Kerimoğlu held various positions, including Maintenance Supervisor, Production Manager and Operation Manager roles in Ankara Plant, and served as the Operation Manager both for Ankara and Bursa plants between 2003 and 2006. After serving as Türkiye Supply Chain Director between 2006 and 2015, Mr. Kerimoğlu worked as CCI Turkmenistan General Manager between 2015-2017 and CCI Iraq General Manager between 2017 and 2019. Mr. Kerimoğlu assumed the role of CCI Supply Chain Development Director in 2020 and has been working as Supply Chain Director since September 1st 2020.

Ahmet Öztürk was appointed as Coca-Cola İçecek Internal Audit Director as of 1 January 2018. He joined Anadolu Group in August 1995, having graduated from Bilkent University, with a major in Economics. He started his career as an Assistant Financial Control Specialist and continued to work in different roles and responsibilities in group companies, serving as CFO of Coca-Cola Turkmenistan, Coca-Cola Azerbaijan, Efes Ukraine and Efes Serbia between 1999 and 2007 respectively. Öztürk was appointed as the Internal Auditor of Efes Beer Group International operations in July 2007 and promoted to become the Internal Audit Director of Anadolu Efes in January 2011.

Having assumed various roles in information technology organizations at Aras Kargo and Turkcell in the early years of her career, Ms. Aslı Kamiloğlu continued her career in GE Healthcare as Commercial Digital Leader in Eastern and African growth markets, a large and diverse set of growth markets, comprising over 80 countries. She then held various Global digital and technology leadership roles in GE Healthcare and GE Digital.
Ms. Aslı Kamiloğlu has been leading digital products strategy and execution in the Customer digital domain for all CCI Countries since 2019. Ms. Aslı Kamiloğlu graduated from Galatasaray high school and holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and a Master’s degree in Software Engineering from Joseph Fourier University.

Tugay Keskin was appointed as CCI Chief Customer and Commercial Officer as of 1 March 2023. Keskin joined CCI in 1993 and served in different positions in Türkiye sales function until his appointment as Türkiye Sales Director in 2007. He worked as Türkiye Sales Director between 2007-2011 and Türkiye Commercial Director between 2011–2014. After serving as CCI Commercial Excellence Director between 2014 and 2016 and as CCI Türkiye General Manager in 2017, Mr. Keskin was appointed as CCI Türkiye and Middle East Region Director in 2019. Keskin is a graduate of Ankara University Faculty of Political Science.

With 25 years of professional tenure, Mr. Kurşunoğlu brings strong global financial experience from multiple senior positions in international companies and from various industries. Mr. Kurşunoğlu had joined CCI as Finance Director of Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan in 2021 and prior to joining CCI , Mr. Kurşunoğlu served as the Chief Financial Officer at Walmart Africa. Before that, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer in different regions at Ericsson, including Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. Additionally, while at Ericsson, Mr. Kursunoglu also served as the Vice President of Sales for the Eastern Europe & Central Asia Region. Mr. Kurşunoğlu holds an MBA Degree from Imperial College University of London, a Postgraduate Diploma in International Management from Istanbul University, and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Boğaziçi University.

Atty. R. Ertuğrul Onur has been serving as the General Counsel of CCI since 2007. He is also currently the Head of CCI Ethics and Compliance Committee. He established the CCI Compliance & Ethics Program and served as CCI Ethics and Compliance Officer between 2013 and 2016. He graduated from Istanbul University’s Law Faculty in 1988. Following the completion of his traineeship in the Konya Bar Association, he worked as a research assistant in the same Law Faculty. Mr. Onur served as Legal Counsel for Mobil Oil Türk A.Ş. and BP Petrolleri A.Ş. between 1995 and 2000. He also worked as BP Türkiye Employee Representative, BP Oil Europe Works Council Member and BP Oil Europe Works Council Link Committee Member. Prior to joining the Coca-Cola system, he set up the legal department in Pfizer İlaçları and served as Assistant General Manager and Legal Director. Mr. Onur implemented various compliance programs as the Compliance Liaison Officer in Pfizer Türkiye. Mr. Onur has 29 years of work experience and is a member of the Istanbul Bar Association.

Burçun İmir was appointed as the Coca-Cola İçecek Chief Corporate Affairs and Sustainability Officer as of September 1, 2023. İmir served as Corporate Communications, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Leader at Coca-Cola İçecek between 2023-2021. Before joining Coca-Cola İçecek, between 2021-2019, İmir served as the General Coordinator of DasDas, in addition to providing Sustainability, Communication, Brand and Management Consultancy services in the consultancy company she founded. She served as Corporate Communication and Sustainability Officer at Allianz Türkiye between 2019-2016, Chief Marketing and Communication Officer at Aras Kargo between 2016-2013, and Corporate Communications Manager at Turkcell between 2013-2008. Between 2008 and 1995, Burçun İmir worked as a senior manager, Middle East Representative and reporter in various media outlets such as Habertürk TV, TV24, Doğan News Agency (DHA), CNNTÜRK, CNN International, German News Agency (DPA) and Turkish Daily News. In 1998, she earned a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Bilkent University.

Melis Tunaveli was appointed as Coca-Cola İçecek Chief Human Resources Officer as of September 15, 2023. She started her career at Roche Pharmaceuticals in 1999, Tunaveli assumed increasing responsibilities in various roles of Human Resources until 2004. Between 2004 and 2012, she worked as the Manager of Compensation and Benefits, Organizational Development, Talent Management and Commercial Functions Business Partner at Mondelez Kraft Foods. Before joining Coca-Cola İçecek, she worked at Philip Morris, first as Türkiye Management and Organizational Development Manager and then as Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa Management and Organizational Development Manager. In 2018, Tunaveli joined Coca-Cola İçecek as Türkiye Human Resources Director and earned a master degree on Economics from Koç University.